-biti fleksibilan, improvizirati A: Are we meeting at noon tomorrow?” B: Around then. I have to run some errands in the morning, so let’s play it by ear.
Idiomi i fraze
Česti engleski idiomi i fraze
-odluka donesena na razumu I could save that man’s life with a simple marrow donation, it was a brainer.
Also: right off the bat -odmah, smjesta Right off the bat, I could tell that the plan had no chance of success.
-take action which you cannot reverse Even though you’re quitting your job tomorrow, try not to burn your bridges. You never know when you’ll need help in the future.
-to have lots of money Her last boyfriend was a high-earning broker with money to burn.
-focusing on something trivial during a crisis Organizing these files is like fiddling while Rome burns,the boss won’t care what they look like when he finds out we lost that big client!
-have something go wrong; to suffer unpleasant results of an action, especially loss of money, so you do not want to do the same thing again She’d invested extensively in stocks and got her fingers burned when the market collapsed.
-work late into the night Denise has been burning the midnight oil trying to finish this report, so she must be exhausted.
-have money that you want to spend Don’t wait until the money’s burning a hole in your pocket, plan ahead.
-doći iz bogate obitelji His wife comes from money.
-trošiti novac na skupe stvari da pokažemo svoj status I just got a new job and really need some flash money to make my colleagues think I’m well off!
-biti upoznat sa situacijom Bob isn’t stupid – he knows the score. He has to produce results soon or he’ll be out of a job.
-dobiti specifičnu informaciju ili detalje oko nečega See if you can get the lowdown on what the boss is planning to do about the company’s falling profits.
-prilična svota novca I paid a pretty penny for that ring.
Start to act or behave in a better or more responsible way. novi početak ‘He is pleased to have finally turned over a new leaf and is looking forward to a bright future.’